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Six months after Timnit Gebru left, Google's ethical artificial intelligence team is still in a state of upheaval.
Researchers outline common tactics for circumventing the security software.
Columbia Engineering researchers have developed an autonomous robot whose face can mimic the expressions of nearby humans.
Israel's military calls its recent campaign against Hamas in the Gaza Strip the world's first artificial intelligence (AI) war.
CodeShield software can detect and patch security bugs in cloud applications by automatically analyzing vulnerabilities in the program code.
Imagining writing-by-hand is faster than imagining moving a cursor in new BCI system.
Many more people in cities lack broadband access than in rural areas, but lawmakers are primarily focused on extending high-speed access to remote areas.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder is often misunderstood. Here's what it is, and how those with OCD can use technology to help navigate uncertainty.
Disease surveillance schemes to catch the next rising virus already exist—they're just not communicating with each other.
Meat processing plants operated by JBS, which handles a fifth of the cattle and hog slaughter in the U.S., were coming back online on Wednesday but were not all at full capacity, union officials said.
Hackers with suspected ties to China penetrated the New York transit agency's computer systems in April, an M.T.A. document shows. Transit officials say the intrusion did not pose a risk to riders.
Start-ups are using technology to take a robotic approach to manicures, offering a simple way to provide foolproof nail polish.
Recent initiatives aimed at swelling the ranks of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) include enrichment programs, mentorships, and engagement with potential employers.
Researchers hope to inform design and experiential improvements to virtual reality technology by analyzing YouTube videos of accidents that occur while using the technology.
Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla has turned the in-car camera in its Model 3 and Model Y vehicles into a monitor for when its Autopilot advanced driver assistance system is in use.
An electronic platform can read facial cues and vocal patterns and integrate readings from smartwatch sensors to detect psychological stress, according to Texas A&M University researchers.
A human-like mechanical hand developed by researchers at South Korea's Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology is designed to be both strong and resilient.
Quic has been in public development for nearly eight years.
The covert channel bug is harmless, but it demonstrates that even new CPUs have mistakes in them.
The breach is the latest targeting a crucial supply chain, and comes three weeks after the Colonial Pipeline hack disrupted fuel operations in the U.S.
Insurer to work with tech firm Tractable to assess body-shop damage estimates.
While use of the gaming technology for improving physical ailments is still in the early stages, it shows promise — and it's fun.
When your therapist is a bot, you can reach it at 2 a.m. But will it really understand your problems?
Internet companies are making it harder for those with big followings to spread misinformation. Finally!
Federated AI Learning promises to reshape data security, privacy.
Most Europeans would prefer artificial intelligence replace some lawmakers, according to a study by researchers at IE University's Center for the Governance of Change in Spain.
Florida has become the first state to fine social media companies like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter for banning political candidates from the platforms for more than 14 days.
Columbia Engineering researchers who developed SeKVM, the first formally verified cloud computing software system, hope it will foster a new generation of cyber-resilient system software.
2020 ACM A.M. Turing Award recipients Alfred Aho and Jeffrey Ullman helped develop formal language theory, invented efficient algorithms to drive the tasks of a compiler, and put them all together in 'The Dragon Book.'
ACM Fellow Jack Minker was a leader in the development of automating logistic reasoning, but he is perhaps best known for his efforts to promote the social responsibility of scientists and human rights.